Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?
... back to school, they need to make sure each child
gets the recommended immunizations, along with an ... clear vision can make all the difference in how a child
learns and/or performs in class," said Dr. ... to the American Optometric Association (AOA), a child
should have his or her first screening, which is ...
Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior
... parents/caregivers have never taken their child
under 18 years of age for any type of vision ... countries acknowledge the importance of vision in child
development. Eight-in-ten say they would be ... say they would feel guilty for not taking their child
for an eye exam earlier if they found out that ...
Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses
... lenses, throughout August to ensure that every child
has access to eyeglasses.
... and it is very important to determine if your child
has learning- related visual problems as soon as possible. Almost 80 per cent of what a child
learns in school is taken in visually. An ...
Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor
... Whole child
International, a nonprofit public charity, ... started a 501(C)(3) public charity called Whole child
International to improve the quality of care and ... was in Forbes Magazine that the story of Whole child
caught the attention of Tom Mower, who had always ...
Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event
... and email response team for parents who have a child
affected by autism. 95 percent of TACA's programs ... Channel 13. Devine is known for her Wednesday's child
segment. Since 1994, she has profiled foster ... Service In Television Journalism." The child
Welfare League of America's "Anna Quindlen ...
Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football
... back-to-school safety tips:
Have your child
always warm up and stretch before exercising, ... child's program.
It is important for your child
to stay active during the summer, so that s/he is ... overuse of growing bones.
Never push a child
beyond the point of safety, physically or ...
Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine
... survey, 58 percent of parents did not take their child
for an eye exam until age three or older. The AOA ... eye exams beginning at age three, before a child
enters school, and then every two years, unless ... contact their doctor of optometry if their child
Loses place while reading
More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class
... infancy and regularly throughout childhood. If a child
fails a vision screening, or if there is any concern of an eye or vision problem, the child
should be referred for a complete eye exam by an ... "It's estimated that 80 percent of what a child
learns is through vision."
Connectyx Partners with InstantAmber, a Leader in Child Safety and Missing Children Awareness
... formed a partnership with InstantAmber, a leading child
safety and missing children awareness company. ... conditions with law enforcement in case their child
goes missing, critical information that could ... Berman founded InstantAmber after his youngest child
went missing on a family vacation. InstantAmber ...
Recently Released Data from the National Survey of Children's Health Reports That Autism Now Affects 1% of Children and is More Common Than Children's Cancer, Diabetes, and AIDS Combined.
... in the US, in which parents were asked if their child
(ages 2-17) was known to "currently have autism, ... 0.6 % of households surveyed report that their child
"had the condition at some point in the past, but ... often improve -- sometimes to the point that the child
is no longer classified as autistic."
NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy
... read and learn. "Even if you have been told your child
has perfect vision or 20/20 vision , your child
could still be at-risk of having a ... ," warns Fitzgerald.
Do you have a child
who takes forever to do homework? Or hates to ...
Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers
... at the ages of 1 and 3.
"An infant who was in child
care in someone else's home in the first six ...
The researchers found that the more time a child
spent in day care, the heavier the child
was. Benjamin said there didn't appear to be a ...
Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Announce Creation of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week
... ) today announced that it has joined with the child
Neurology Foundation (CNF) to officially support ... of October 11-17, 2009, in conjunction with the child
Neurology Society (CNS) Annual Meeting in ... of IS Awareness Week is to provide pediatricians, child
neurologists, parents and caregivers with ...
New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home
... Safety Council. "Staying one step ahead of your child
is the key to preventing injury. As soon as your ... to the wall stud so they don't tip over if your child
tries to climb on them.
Use safety gates ...
Always stay close enough to touch your child
when he or she is in or near the bathtub or near ...
Back-to-School Health: Are Your Child's Eyes Ready for the Classroom?
... ability. As much as 80% of the learning a child
does occurs through his eyes and approximately 1 ... type of vision impairment.
Does your child
have normal, healthy vision needed for classroom ... eyesight.
1. Don't wait until your child
enters kindergarten for his first complete eye ...
Sedentary Kids May Take Longer to Fall Asleep
... adds three minutes to the time it takes a child
to fall asleep, a new study from New Zealand ...
For the study, Edwin Mitchell, a professor of child
health research at the University of Auckland, ... of parents of school-age children say their child
has difficulty falling asleep, according to the ...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Approves New Guideline for the Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures
... reduced hospital stay time, thus getting the child
back into her school, family and social ... is the largest and strongest bone in the body. A child
with a thighbone fracture is unable to walk, will ... will be made worse by movement and swelling. A child
with a thighbone fracture may also have other ...
AMERIGROUP Public Policy Institute, Black Leadership Forum, Inc. Convene Summit to Examine Preterm Birth Policy Solutions
... the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of child
Health and Human Development, and the U.S. ... States are due to prematurity.
in America should get a healthy start in life, ... Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of child
Health and Human Development, Neonatal Research ...
New Report Sets a Course for Improving Foster Care Systems
welfare practices from across the country offer ... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All across America, child
welfare systems are making crucial changes to the ... , details several real-world success stories from child
welfare systems throughout the United States, ...
Advocates for Health Millennium Development Goals Unite to Demand World Leaders Honor Funding Commitments
... underfunding programs for AIDS, TB, maternal and child
health, sexual and reproductive health, and ... for health systems strengthening, maternal and child
health, and integrated health service delivery," ... well as additional commitments made for maternal child
health and health systems strengthening.
Earlier Testing Needed for Fragile X Syndrome
... services and may lead to the birth of a second child
with the disorder.
"Awareness of fragile X ... 40 percent of the families of girls had a second child
with fragile X syndrome before their first child
"Routine genetic screening for ...
Parents of Children With Autism Report High Stress Levels
... and CEO of the Autism Society and a parent of a child
One reason that parents of ... autism may be so stressed, he said, is that every child
with autism is different, so there's no standard ... can do to help reduce stress is to make sure your child
receives appropriate help, and if one ...
Cars Are No Place for Kids to Be Alone
... in warm weather, don't even think about leaving a child
unattended in a vehicle.
New research from the ... year.
The NHTSA warns adults to never leave a child
unattended in a vehicle and never let them play ... where children could enter your vehicle. If a child
in the area is missing, always check your car ...
U.S. Students' Academic Interests Tend to Wane in Middle School
... a news release from the Society for Research in child
The researchers also found that ... appears in the July/August issue of the journal child
SOURCE: Society for Research in child
Development, news release, July 15, ...
Memory Forms at 30 Weeks in the Womb
... of the Centre for Genetics, Reproduction and child
Health at Maastricht University Medical Centre in ... Their report appears in the July/August issue of child
"We used a vibroacoustic ... director, Centre for Genetics, Reproduction and child
Health, Maastricht University Medical Centre, ...
Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer
... a good job with the selection of the appropriate child
car seat but still need help in using it ... offers advice on making transport safer for the child
and less stressful for both the child
and the parent.
Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers
... read and learn. "Even if you have been told your child
has perfect vision or 20/20 vision, your child
could still be at risk of having a ... warns Fitzgerald.
Do you have a child
who takes forever to do homework? Or hates to ...
FRC Says Planned Parenthood, Desperate to Hide Agenda, Attacks Hatch and Hides Intent
... partial-birth abortion, voted against the 'unborn child
rule' to protect poor women pregnant for the ... assault upon a woman results in the death of her child
in utero, voted for the cloning of human beings, ... the right of parents to know if their minor child
is being taken across state lines for an abortion ...
Obama: 'Too Many Still Die from Diseases That Shouldn't Kill Them...'
... by our conscience and our common interest. When a child
dies of a preventable illness in Accra, that ... our fight to bring that horrific number, 25,000 child
deaths, to ZERO."
Noting that President ... join the "I Believe In Zero" campaign to prevent child
deaths. "We need every American to stand up and ...
Global Health Council Welcomes President Obama's Call in Ghana for Comprehensive Global Health Strategy
... to working in partnership to reduce maternal and child
deaths on the continent," said Jeffrey L. ... includes heightened commitment to maternal and child
health and family planning. The Council and our ... interventions to reduce maternal and child
mortality. The Global Health Council's top ...
Stillbirth Not an Issue for Next-Born
... parents, and some research had suggested that a child
born after a stillbirth may be psychologically ... between the two mother/child groups in terms of child
cognitive or health assessments, or in teacher-rated child
difficulties. However, mothers who had suffered a ...
Overall Health of U.S. Children a Mixed Bag
... become bleak, experts say.
The report examines child
well-being in the areas of family and social ... the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of child
Health and Human Development at the U.S. National ... Dyck, associate administrator for maternal and child
health at the Health Resources and Services ...
Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress
... Now imagine what it must be like to bring up a child
with autism or a developmental delay.
... of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. "If a child
has more needs in getting dressed and in other ... to a person's role as a parent and parenting a child
with a disability. Psychological distress is ...
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking
... to movie smoking," she said. "So even if their child
plays sports, that's not enough."
Adachi-Mejia ... toward smoking in the culture that surrounds a child
are apt to affect the attitude, and behavior, of that child," Katz said. "Our job is to raise every child
in a culture that denigrates smoking for the ...
For OCD, Not Helping Might Be Best
... do that because that is what a parent whose child
doesn't have OCD would do," the study's lead ... said in a university news release. "If your child
is upset, you try to comfort them. But what we ... the problem worse."
The American Academy of child
& Adolescent Psychiatry estimates that ...
Charlotte Cowan MD Honored by Obama Administration for Innovative 'Doctor Hippo' Series of Children's Books
... common questions such as: "How can I help my child
to feel better at home?" "When should I call the doctor?" and "When may my child
go back to school?" Inherently entertaining and ... Dr. Cowan's picture books educate both parent and child
through repeated readings thereby empowering ...
SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio to Air July 4th Family Special '24 Hours About Our Kids: Why Kids Behave the Way They Do'
... World-renowned child
psychiatrists and psychologists from The child
Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center ... explored on marathon of Doctor Radio's weekly child
NEW YORK, July 1 ...
Christian Children's Fund Name Change to ChildFund International Official
... Fund, one of the world's oldest and largest child
development organizations, is now ChildFund ... with a network of 11 other international child
development organizations that assist children ... on key interventions along the journey of a child
from birth to young adulthood that will have the ...
Women with cystic fibrosis can have safe and successful fertility treatment
... are ethical concerns about the welfare of the child
whose mother might become severely ill, have to ... given mature consideration to their desire for a child
and were fully supported by their families. All ... to ethical concerns about the welfare of the child
growing up in a family where the mother has CF, ...
Sad Dads May Lead to Crying Infants
... to the prenatal effects of maternal depression on child
development, leading to the development of ...
Dr. Jon Shaw, a professor and director of child
and adolescent psychiatry at the University of ... the family ambience, the parental relationship, child
parenting and, perhaps as the authors suggest, ...